Keeping Good People: Promoting from Within
Course # WISK3E
The intent of this course is to provide insight into use of the compensation and classification system to support recruitment, retention and career development. Participants will gain an understanding of why classifications are placed into particular pay levels and structures and why market information is used in calibration. The significance of why various employee recognitions opportunities create a positive culture and in turn retains our talented staff.
Objectives: (At the end of this course participants will be able to)
- Reiterate the philosophy and benefits of aligning the workforce with the work to assure “the right person for the right role”
- Identify the components of the P&S compensation and classification system
- Understand why classifications are placed into a particular pay level and structure
- Define why we use market information to calibrate the pay scales
- Understand why salary increases are granted throughout the year in various ways
- Introduce the career development process available at the University
- Discuss why aligning employee recognition to the compensation and classification system is significant
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This course is one of five electives in addition to the four core courses in the WISK Series. WISK core courses must be completed prior to elective enrollment.
This course will appeal to a variety of people in various positions across the university – staff or administrators – who want to have a greater understanding of how human resource practices support the recruitment and retention of talent necessary for the University to be successful.